Rajiv Kumar
India  /  Published 10.06.22

President election on July 18

If a contest takes place to pick the next President of India, the election will be held on July 18 in Parliament and the state Assemblies. According to the schedule announced by the Election Commissi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.22

Gag ‘opponent’ to helm 2024 polls

Election commissioner Rajiv Kumar was named chief election commissioner-designate by the law ministry on Thursday. The senior-most election commissioner after the incumbent Sushil Chandra, Kumar was ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Rajiv Kumar appointed next CEC

Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar was on Thursday appointed as the next chief election commissioner. He will assume charge on May 15 after incumbent Sushil Chandra demits office on May 14, a notifica...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.04.22

Niti Aayog VC steps down

The government on Friday appointed Suman K Bery as the vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, following the sudden resignation of Rajiv Kumar. Bery will take charge from May 1, 2022, an official order said. Ku...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.21

Bengal team to visit Delhi for Ghatal funds

A nine-member team from Bengal comprising four ministers, MPs and MLAs is slated to meet Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar next week to demand...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Business  /  Published 20.07.21

No plan for Covid bond

The Centre on Monday said it has no plans to come up with Covid-19 bonds to raise fiscal resources amidst suggestions on such bonds by experts. “The government does not plan to raise fiscal res...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.04.21

Niti fears dip in buyer sentiment

Leading brokerages have downgraded India’s GDP growth projections for the current fiscal year to as low as 10 per cent on local lockdowns threatening fragile recovery. While Nomura has downgrad...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.08.20

Bengal 22nd in export index

The commerce ministry’s investigation arm DGTR has recommended the imposition of anti-dumping duty for five years on “choline chloride”, a chemical imported from China, Malaysia and ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar appointed election commissioner

Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was on Friday appointed election commissioner in place of Ashok Lavasa who resigned. President Ram Nath Kovind cleared his appointment with effect from the date he assu...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.03.19

Prized ONGC asset sale nixed

Top executives of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and bureaucrats within the government have successfully thwarted an attempt by the Niti Aayog to privatise the country’s largest oil and gas ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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